Virtual reality company iB Cricket associate with six IPL teams Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Kolkata knight Riders (KKR), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals (DC) as the official Gaming partner ahead of the 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).
The deal allows iB cricket to use some of the teams’ intellectual property for its promotional purposes.
“We are delighted to partner with iB Cricket to bring cricketing action closer to CSK fans. Everyone is enjoying playing cricket in immersive virtual stadiums. iB Cricket is a treat for fans and has the potential to spread the joy of playing the game,” CSK CEO KS Viswanathan said.
“All the cricketers are enjoying the experience of iB Cricket. This immersive virtual reality cricket has great potential to enthral fans. This IPL season was exciting for all the RCB lovers, cheering for their team and playing iB Cricket,” RCB Chairman Sanjeev Churiwala.
The partnership would see iB Cricket taking cricket closer to fans with the most fascinating cricket experience. Fans can not just watch and cheer, but can also play cricket along with their favourite IPL cricketers.
iB Cricket transforms the surroundings into a virtual world, where one can play cricket in world-class stadiums. All the details in iB Cricket such as customised commentary, cheering crowd, pitch, bowlers, scoreboards, etc. are designed meticulously, giving a realistic experience of playing cricket in international stadiums.